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Luther B.

40 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Grant
Luther is an excellent and patient teacher. I’ve been playing guitar for nearly a decade, but have been self-taught and always neglected working on the fundamentals. With extra time on my hands during the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to try online guitar lessons. Luther took me back to square one and has made sure I get everything perfect before moving on. It’s making me a much more consistent and disciplined guitarist, and I’m learning to read music for the first time. I wasn’t sure how useful remote guitar lessons would be before I started, but was pleased to discover that Luther makes it an excellent way to learn.
Tanya
Luther is a great instructor, I came to take the class because I wanted to learn some good vocal techniques. I am not a signer but am planning to be part of a choir. He is quite knowledgeable, patient and is a great listener. I like that he is very serious about ensuring your success and knowing that has helped me to build my confidence.

Gerald M.

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Norwalk, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Performance from Hartt School of Music
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Gerald M.

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Your time and money is too precious to waste on a mediocre teacher. My students get results from the very first lesson. For over 20 years I've helped students of all ages go far beyond their goals; whether it's learning a favorite song, getting in a band, winning music scholarships, or learning music for school ensembles. My lessons are tailored to your interests and taught at your pace.

About Gerald

Not all teachers are the same. I've had great success as a student and a teacher; making me the best choice to help aspiring drummers reach their goals.

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Chris
HIRE GERALD NOW! I've had online lessons with several teachers before Gerald. He is absolutely the best! Even over the internet he can immediately zero in on what you're doing right, wrong, then show you the quickest and easiest way to get better. The sound quality of his studio is better than any other drum teacher. Instead of using the horrible mic that's built into a laptop or iPad that distorts and sounds terrible, Gerald using a dozen professional mics to give you superior sound during every lesson. He simply gives the best experience.
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Aya K.

5 Reviews
Hamden, CT
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded 1st Prize, Percussion Audition from Percussive Arts Society of Boston
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Aya K.

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-Caring teacher with more than 15 years of experience at public schools and
private music schools
-Strong back ground in music education and performing
-Dedicated to create fun yet stable learning environment and inspiring students to
do their best
-Welcomes all levels and styles, ages 5 to adult
-Also offers preparation for regional and all state band percussion auditions

Ms. Aya is currently a percussionist for the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and a sponsored artist of SABIAN Cymbals.

"I enjoy teaching students, helping them build confidence in their ability to achieve and more importantly, SHRE THE JOY OF PLAYING MUSIC !"

About Aya

• Principal percussionist of the New Haven Symphony • Hold a master degree in Music • Caring teacher for kids and adults with more than 15 years of experience • Dedicated to create fun yet stable learning environment and inspiring students to do their best "I enjoy teaching students, helping the

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Kaiser
Lesson for me and my 6 yr old daughter went well. Seems good with kids.
Henrique
I took lessons with Aya when I was in high school 13 years ago. She was very inspiring and because of her I decided to major in Music. I’m currently finishing my doctorate in Music and I am much indebted to her for exposing me to such a high level of artistry and instilling me with so much confidence at such a young age. I have very fond memories of Aya’s wonderful teaching.
Kevin
I used to take lessons with her when I was in high school. Because of her, I got in the all state band two years in a row and I had a blast.

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Stephen K.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen K.

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I use a variety of method books for drum set, mallet percussion, and snare drum, depending on the student's level and their area of interest. I also share exercises and approaches that I have picked up over the years from teachers and other sources, and I often create exercises on the spot to address the student's unique needs. A good practice method is a tool that the student can apply to anything they're interested in; it also encourages them and allows them to have more fun.

About Stephen

I have been teaching since 2010, when I accepted a position as a graduate assistant at Bowling Green State University. My responsibilities included teaching private lessons to undergraduate percussion majors and coaching percussion ensembles. I began teaching students from middle school through hig

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Michelle
My daughter was shy at the beginning, but Stephen was able to warm her up and get her talk. Even she didn't learn a lot, she is excited about the new class coming next week.
Stephen is good at teaching her in different conversations.
He is a good teacher for kids. Highly recommend!
Yanhao
Stephen is a really good teacher. He is experienced, nice, and patient. Especially I am a Chinese, even my language is bad, he can also find the different way to let me know how to study drum. Every class I feel happy.
Yanhao
Stephen is a really good teacher. He is experienced, nice, and patient. Especially I am a Chinese, even my language is bad, he can also find the different way to let me know how to study. Every class I feel happy.
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Corey D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • A.A. Music from Montgomery County Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Corey D.

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Howdy! My name is Corey Deck, and I have been playing the drums for over 25 years. My teaching style is focused on practical application, and my goal is to help my students acquire the skills and tools they need to land gigs, perform as part of a group for live audiences, and express themselves creatively on the drum set.

About Corey

Howdy! My name is Corey, and I have been playing the drums for over 25 years. I am currently a full-time working drummer with the Philly-area modern country band Shot of Southern. My teaching style is focused on practical application, and my goal is to help my students acquire the skills and too

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Steve
Corey is a fantastic drummer! Take advantage of time at home while learning new skills, and this is a great way to stay active and keep your energy up. Corey has been drumming for a very long time and has an excellent positive attitude, you can't miss!
Alex
A great experience! I have been learning with Corey for about two months, and am already improving. I am a guitar player with some basic drumming experience. I was looking to finally get to the next level so I could record my own drum beats (also drumming always looked like a lot of fun!), and Corey is helping me to achieve this. He is a talented drummer himself, and was able to quickly assess my playing level so we could start building on it. He has a great eye and ear for issues with my technique and always has an exercise to address them. In a short time I have experienced significant improvement, playing some more creative drum patterns, and am looking forward to continuing.
A lot of fun, very fulfilling, great instructor! Highly recommended!
Maria
Corey is an awesome drummer....truly knows the heart and soul of his craft! He's patient and kind...all around a cool dude! Check him out!

Mark G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Snare Drum from Murray Spivack School for Snare Drum
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Mark G.

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Most recently, my drumming can be heard on multi-platinum selling recording artist Mark Slaughter's solo CD, "Reflections in a Rear View Mirror" which was released in March of this year. In additional to acoustic drumming, I have extensive experience with:
- midi programming (Toontrack Superior Drummer)
- drum set recording (Pro Tools, Cubase, Reaper)

About Mark

Most recently, Mark's drumming can be heard on multi-platinum selling recording artist Mark Slaughter's solo CD, 'Reflections in a Rear View Mirror.' In addition to being a full-time working drummer, Mark is guiding veteran and up & coming drummers with their musical careers both privately and

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Rubin H.
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On time, very professional, amazing skill-set and very patient with my child. We feel fortunate to have Mark as an instructor.
Brad M.
Mark rocks!

Mark’s incredible skill as a drummer is only matched by his abilities as a teacher. In just a short time with Mark’s instruction, I have made vast improvements in my drumming. At my first lesson with Mark, he determined my skill level and what I sought to achieve with my lessons. Almost immediately, the fundamentals Mark showed me were translating into my drumming with my band. Mark has opened doors in my playing that I didn’t know existed. Mark is incredibly patient and really cares about ensuring I receive significant benefit from my lessons. Mark really goes out of his way to make sure I fully grasp everything he shows me. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone who wants to learn from a true master at his craft and from a teacher who takes pride in his students and his teaching. Thank you Mark!!
Adam W.
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I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in West Haven, CT

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in West Haven is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Jeff is an outstanding teacher. Passionate, and effectively tailors the lessons to your experience level."
Derrick
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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"We highly recommend James as a drum instructor. He works extremely well with our daughter. She looks forward to her lessons every week. She has improved immensely under his instruction. He is always professional, upbeat, positive, and encouraging!"
Miichelle
Took Drum lessons from James D.
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"I was a bit nervous for my first lesson and Casey made it so easy!! I’m so excited for my next one!"
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Wonderful teacher! Truly breaks down each aspect while keeping it interesting. Highly recommended!!!"
Aliza
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"this guy really made drumming so easy and I learnt basic rudiments in a short time... I will recommend him for any of the above instruments he is a beast on each instrument...
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Dozi
Took Drum lessons from Chuks O.
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"Michael has been very patient and flexible with my inconsistent schedule as a working adult. He brings a positive energy with a lot of praise and positive reinforcement that makes me look forward to my weekly lesson. If learning how to play drums is on your new years resolution/bucket list, Michael makes that commitment a fun experience! I've tried a few drum teachers but I especially noticed a huge improvement in my drum skills since I started lessons with Michael. I've played songs that I wouldn't have imagined playing a year ago. He is of course very knowledgable with the drums, published his own drum lesson book, but he doesn't just go through rudiments or textbook material. He gives various resources that are useful in drumming and never makes the learning experience dull. Very professional and easy-to-approach guy, I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn drums, especially if you're an adult wanting to try something new!"
Hazuki
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Josh is fantastic! He's dedicated, caring, and knows exactly how to foster our son's interest and adapt his style to his personality and strengths and weaknesses."
David
Took Drum lessons from Josh W.
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"Thomas is great. He is patient and I am excited about learning drums from him."
Andrew
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"The lessons have definitely been worth while and fun.

I came to Mike with no prior experience in playing drums or reading music. Mike's teaching technique is easy to follow and he explains things in a manner that is easy to understand. Mike is very comfortable to study under and he is always so positive."
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Danny is patient with kids, but if you want to be driven to perfect your talent, he has that within himself too. He has the education and passion to help you go as far as you decide to go."
David
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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